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Binoche, other French environmentalists get pope's backing

Binoche, other French environmentalists get pope's backing

VATICAN CITY — Actress Juliette Binoche and fellow French environmentalists received encouragement from Pope Francis at a private Vatican meeting Thursday where he told them people shouldn't lose hope even when the condition of the planet can appear

21-year-old young adult author gets 7-figure book deal

NEW YORK — A 21-year-old author has agreed to a seven-figure deal for a pair of young adult novels.

Lawsuit seeks to ban Kanye West from Arizona ballot

PHOENIX — An Arizona resident has asked a judge to bar Kanye West from appearing on the state's Nov.
New episodes of Disney+ hit 'Mandalorian' coming in October

New episodes of Disney+ hit 'Mandalorian' coming in October

LOS ANGELES — Not even a pandemic and television production shutdown can keep Baby Yoda down. A new season of “The Mandalorian” will arrive next month.
Review: Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'

Review: Charlie Kaufman's 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'

“I try to imbue my work with a sort of interiority,” says Lucy (Jessie Buckley), the artists-physics student-girlfriend of Charlie Kaufman's “I'm Thinking of Ending Things.
The Rock, his family tested positive for the coronavirus

The Rock, his family tested positive for the coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared some unfortunate news on his home front: He and his family tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson announced their diagnosis in an 11-plus minute video on Instagram on Wednesday.
Experts: Cohen may profit from criminal exploits in tell-all

Experts: Cohen may profit from criminal exploits in tell-all

NEW YORK — When Michael Cohen testified before Congress last year, Republican lawmakers worried aloud that President Donald Trump's former fixer would parlay the spectacle — and his criminal exploits — into a bestseller.
Toronto businesses brace for little or no business from COVID-era TIFF

Toronto businesses brace for little or no business from COVID-era TIFF

TORONTO — When the first weeks of September roll around, nearly every inch of Yvonne Yang's Pistil Flowers shops is typically covered in orders for the Toronto International Film Festival.
Can I get the coronavirus twice?

Can I get the coronavirus twice?

Can I get the coronavirus twice? It seems possible, though how often it happens isn’t known. Researchers in Hong Kong recently reported evidence of a person who got the coronavirus a second time, months after an initial infection.
Carol Burnett granted temporary custody of teenage grandson

Carol Burnett granted temporary custody of teenage grandson

LOS ANGELES — A court has granted Carol Burnett temporary custody of her teenage grandson as the boy's mother struggles with substance abuse.